Italian translation of 'pretence'
or pretense (US)
his pretence of innocence/sympathy
la sua finta or falsa innocenza/comprensioneshe is devoid of all pretence
non si nasconde dietro false apparenzeto make a pretence of doing sth
far finta di fare qche made a pretence of listening
fece finta di ascoltareit's all (a) pretence
è tutta una finta,
è tutta scena
scusaon or under the pretence of doing sth
con il pretesto or la scusa di fare qcunder false pretences
Example Sentences Including 'pretence'
He had eased her into a seat on the board at Murphy's on the pretence that a feminine point of view was needed.Roses are for the Rich
The youngster sat himself in the saddle and made a pretence at riding the machine.When the Apricots Bloom
When everything you've believed in all your life turns out to be a big pretence.TICKLED PINK (2002)
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Translation of pretence from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary